There are numerous opportunities to grow value-added crops. For instance, companies such as BASF partner with leading seed companies to develop crop varieties that have higher yields and require fewer inputs, thereby saving growers money. Others such as Technology Crops International offer opportunities to grow crops for specialized markets on a contract basis. Our guest speakers will discuss how their business models can offer higher revenue and margins to North Carolina’s farmers and growers.
Kirk Francis, PhD, Trait Knowledge Manager at BASF Plant Science LP, Jeff Riddle, Grower Relations Manager at Technology Crops International